The Evolving Role of Pharmacists in the Pharmaceutical Industry

November 18, 2022
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. ET

Hosted by the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA).

With the rise of PharmD professionals seeking employment outside of traditional pharmacy settings, the pharmaceutical industry continues to highlight the need for pharmacists in this field. During this webinar, the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA) will share details on the increased demand of pharmacists in the pharmaceutical industry. This webinar will also review how to adequately prepare student pharmacists for exposure and education on the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Discuss the opportunities for pharmacists and PharmD candidates in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Compare the change over time between pharmaceutical sales representatives and Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs).
  • Explain the current resources available to pharmacy school administrators, faculty, and staff to increase pharmaceutical industry education and exposure for student pharmacists interested in industry roles.


Kiana Dixson, PharmD, BCMAS
Life Sciences Associate
Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs 


Joe R .Anderson, PharmD, PhC, BCPS
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

Suzanne Soliman, PharmD, BCMAS
Chief Academic Officer
Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs